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Millennials: Helping the next generation succeed

Are you a Millennial? Do you interact with the Millennial generation? Watch the Simon Sinek interview below to learn how to this generation can succeed. Millennials, also known as Generation Y or the Net Generation, were born between approximately 1982 to 2004. Every generation faces its own unique challenges. This generation has grown up with the …Read More

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Matthew Sanford: Transcending Trauma with Yoga

“Mind-body integration is more than a personal health strategy. It is a movement of consciousness that can change the world.” ― Matthew Sanford At 13 years old, Matthew Sanford was paralyzed from the chest down in an accident that killed his father and his sister. Trauma, he says, happens not just to an individual but to …Read More

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Huge success! My first solo performance

“May the legacy of love live on through all of you.” I am deeply grateful to the beautiful audience of 32 friends and “once upon a time” strangers that supported me in my first 90-minute solo performance yesterday (August 25, 2017). Ten years ago, I was a timid voice exploring public speaking through a local …Read More

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The four universal healing salves

In many shamanic societies, if you came to a shaman or medicine person complaining of being disheartened, dispirited, or depressed, they would ask one of four questions. When did you stop dancing? When did you stop singing? When did you stop being enchanted by stories? When did you stop finding comfort in the sweet territory of silence? Where we …Read More

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David Whyte: The TrueLove

The poet and philosopher, David Whyte, captures the unseen territory in our lives with the inspiring landscapes of his words. “There is a faith in loving fiercely…” The above words open David Whyte’s poem, TRUELOVE. and immediately captivate me because of my own poem, Loving Fiercely. I can’t remember if I had read his poem before …Read More

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Dr. Joel Ying on TV! Interview on Storytelling

Behind the Headlines: Storytelling Storytelling Performance gets more mainstream. Check out my interview by Amy Oshier on Behind the Headlines: Naples Daily News – part of the USA TODAY NETWORK. Originally aired at 10 a.m. Sunday on ABC-7. (The show starts after the commercial on the video link below or go directly to the Naples …Read More

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Kevin Kling: Lost and Found

“Now when you’re born into loss, you grow from it. But when you experience loss later in life, you grow toward it.” Kevin Kling is a well-known, infectiously funny, and deeply touching storyteller, poet, and playwright. He has the distinction of having being born with a disability and also acquiring one later in life. He …Read More